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by Edward Everett Hale
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LibriVox recording of The Man Without a Country and Other Tales, by Edward Everett Hale. Read by David Wales. Edward Everett Hale (1822 – 1909) was an American author, historian and Unitarian clergyman. Hale first came to notice as a writer in 1859, when he contributed the short story "My Double and How He Undid Me" to the Atlantic Monthly. He soon published other stories in the same periodical. His best known work was "The Man Without a Country", published in the Atlantic...
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by Harry Stillwell Edwards
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LibriVox recording of Just Sweethearts; A Christmas Love Story, by Harry Stillwell Edwards. Read by David Wales. “Clearly he was one of those rare beings who can radiate energy standing still and convey the impression of impetuous force without motion, a trick of the eyes, a refusal to sag…. King saw her first as she started across Cherry Street from the far corner, a slender figure moving with grace and assurance through the dangerous procession of motor cars, still handled in the South as...
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by Anton Chekhov
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LibriVox recording of The House With The Mezzanine And Other Stories by Anton Chekhov. Read in English by David Wales Six short stories and a novella by the Russian master. (david wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (195mb)
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by John Ackworth
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LibriVox recording of Doxie Dent by John Ackworth. Read in English by Phil Benson. Following the short story collections, Clog Shop Chronicles and Beckside Lights, John Ackworth completed the adventures of clogger Jabez Clegg and his Beckside cronies with a novel. Jabez's niece, the young and vivacious Doxie Dent, has grown up in 'Lunnon'. Arriving in the Lancashire village that is cloggers home, she delights the villagers with her southern ways, but Jabez remains unimpressed... Summary by Phil...
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by John Ackworth
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LibriVox recording of Beckside Lights by John Ackworth. Read in English by Phil Benson John Ackworth was the pen name of the Rev. Frederick R. Smith, a Methodist minister who was born in Snaith, Yorkshire, but spent much of his career as a circuit preacher in Lancashire. Beckside Lights is the sequel to his popular collection of stories Clog Shop Chronicles. Set in the fictional village of Beckside (said to be somewhere between Manchester and Bolton), the book consists of 12 tales of everyday...
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by John Ackworth
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LibriVox recording of Clog Shop Chronicles, by John Ackworth. Read by Phil Benson. John Ackworth was the pen name of the Rev. Frederick R. Smith, a Methodist minister who was born in Snaith, Yorkshire, but spent much of his career as a circuit preacher in Lancashire. Clog Shop Chronicles was the first and most successful of his works. Set in the fictional 19th-century village of Beckside (said to be somewhere between Manchester and Bolton), the book consists of 12 tales of everyday life in a...
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by Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of The Dwarf's Chamber And Other Stories by Fergus Hume. Read in English by David Wales Short Stories by Fergus Hume (1859 – 1932), a prolific English novelist. - Summary by wikipedia For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B 01-19...
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by Fergus Hume
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“The following report appeared in the Argus newspaper of Saturday, the 28th July, 18-- “Truth is said to be stranger than fiction, and certainly the extraordinary murder which took place in Melbourne on Thursday night, or rather Friday morning, goes a long way towards verifying this saying. A crime has been committed by an unknown assassin, within a short distance of the principal streets of this great city, and is surrounded by an inpenetrable mystery. … “On the twenty-seventh day of...
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by W. Somerset Maugham
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LibriVox recording of Mrs. Craddock by W. Somerset Maugham. Read in English by Tony Oliva “I thought it was you I saw coming up the hill,” she said, stretching out her hand. He stopped and shook it; the touch of his big, firm fingers made her tremble. His hand was massive and hard as if it were hewn of stone. She looked up at him and smiled. “Isn’t it cold?” she said. It is terrible to be desirous of saying all sorts of passionate things, while convention debars you from any but the...
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by Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of The Thirteen Travelers by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by David Wales The year is 1919 and peace has sprung upon the world after the unspeakable carnage of World War I. The place is Hortons, a building of expensive flats on Duke Street just off Piccadilly, London. Social structures are disintegrating, expectations are not being met, people are confused, life is different. Each story is about a person who lives or works at Hortons, all struggling to adjust to life as it...
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by Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of The Old Ladies by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by David Wales “Quite a number of years ago there was an old rickety building on the rock above Seatown in Polchester, and it was one of a number in an old grass-grown square known as Pontippy Square. In this house at one time or another lived three old ladies,… It was a windy, creaky, rain-bitten dwelling-place for three old ladies….” (excerpt from the book) During the mid 1920s Walpole produced two of his best-known...
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by A. E. W. Mason
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LibriVox recording of The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel by A. E. W. Mason. Read in English by David Wales Inspector Hanaud is a member of the French Sûreté. He is said to have been the model for Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot, as well as the opposite of Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. The Affair At The Semiramis Hotel (1917), a novella, is the second Hanaud mystery. Did the robbery/murder really happen or was it the mescal-induced hallucination of the witness? The first novel is At The...
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by Benjamin Franklin
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LibriVox recording of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin. Read in English by Duane Desalvo; Tommy Hersant; Seth Pate; Ciufi Galeazzi; Elijah Fisher; Kathleen Moore; KevinS; Greg Giordano The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuous publication history after Franklin's...
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by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton
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LibriVox recording of A Little Book of St. Francis & His Brethren by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Susan Morin; John; Kristine Bekere A Little Book of St. Francis and His Brethren presents with superlative charm the great simplicities and eternal verities in the life of St Francis. The author EM Wilmot Buxton is already well known for valuable work in making vivid the lives God's heroes. The Little Book will be found delightful by both children and adults. (Adapted...
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Old Time Radio
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Welcome to the Calfkiller Community. The place to connect with the hobby of Old Time Radio, Spoken-Word Radio, Nostalgia and so on. http://grou.ps/calfkillerotr/home
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by Giovanni Verga
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LibriVox recording of The House by the Medlar Tree by Giovanni Verga. (Translated by Mary A. Craig.) Read in English by Tom Denholm In a nineteenth century Sicilian fishing village, the Malavoglia family gambles everything on being able to profit from a cargo of lupin nuts. The cargo is lost at sea and a succession of misfortunes and tragedies assails the family. A masterpiece of social commentary hailed within Italy but neglected by the wider world, The House by the Medlar Tree ranks alongside...
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by Louisa May Alcott
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LibriVox recording of Little Men, by Louisa May Alcott. Little Men (published 1871) is considered the second book of the Little Women trilogy written by Louisa May Alcott. (The book Good Wives (1869) was originally the sequel to the novel Little Women (1868), however those two novels are now usually published as a single volume.) The final book of the trilogy is Jo's Boys (1886). Little Men follows the life of Jo Bhaer and the students who live and learn at the Plumfield Estate School that she...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol 083 by Various. Read in English by annie70; Dale Grothmann; Neslihan Stamboli; Rob Marland; ChadH94; Andrew Gibson; Liam Cox; Lola Janie; Anita Sloma-Martinez And so we present the 83rd installment of the Librivox Short Story Collection! Each tale is selected and read by a Librivox volunteer. This compendium includes works by Edith Nesbit, Oscar Wilde, Guy de Maupassant and Lord Dunsany, to name but a few. For further information, including links...
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by Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of Jeremy by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by David Wales With affectionate humor, Mr. Walpole tells the story of Jeremy and his two sisters, Helen and Mary Cole, who grow up in Polchester, a quiet English Cathedral town. There is the Jampot, who is the nurse ; Hamlet, the stray dog ; Uncle Samuel, who paints pictures and is altogether 'queer’; of course, Mr. and Mrs. Cole, and Aunt Amy. Mr. Walpole has given his narrative a rare double appeal, for it not only recreates for...
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by Charles S. Brooks
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LibriVox recording of Hints to Pilgrims by Charles S. Brooks. Read in English by Bob Dunlop; ToddHW; JayS; Chris Pyle; Caro Davy; Sunil Goswami; Anita Sloma-Martinez; dfrakk; GentleJim In this collection of 17 short essays, Charles S. Brooks (1878-1934), with the usual panache and wit, which he also displays in his comedies, describes funny incidents that can happen to people on holidays or in everyday life. His two "frightful" comedies, "Wappin' Wharf" and "At the Sign...
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LibriVox recording of Jeremy And Hamlet: A Chronicle Of Certain Incidents In The Lives Of A Boy, A Dog, And A Country Town by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by David Wales Hamlet is Jeremy’s dog. This 1923 book is Hugh Walpole’s second volume in his Jeremy semi-autobiographical trilogy (Jeremy (1919 available at librivox.org), Jeremy at Crale (1927, available at fadedpage.org)), about a ten-year-old English boy. One commentator wrote this of the first book: “With affectionate humor, Mr....
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by Edward Everett Hale
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, by Edward Everett Hale. Read by David Wales. This is a collection of ten Christmas Stories, some of which have been published before. I have added a little essay, written on the occasion of the first Christmas celebrated by the King of Italy in Rome. (Summary by Book Preface) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog...
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by William Dean Howells
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children, by William Dean Howells. Read by David Wales. Five short delightful stories for children, told in the voice of "the papa" to "the girl" and "the boy." William Dean Howells (March 1, 1837 – May 11, 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. Nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", he was particularly known for his tenure as editor of the Atlantic Monthly as...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Miscellany 2019 by Various. Read in English by David Wales Nine stories about Christmas or around Christmastime. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (252MB)
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by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Christmas With Lucy Maud Montgomery: A Selection Of Stories by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read in English by David Wales This work is a selection of Christmas stories (or sometimes chapters) of Lucy Maud Montgomery from different sources and different times. The focus is widened a bit to include a few works about Thanksgiving Day and New Year’s Day. LMM was a prolific Canadian author in the early 20th century whose works were very popular in her own country as well as the...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 060. Read in English. LibriVox readers bring you 20 short stories in various genres by authors including Edna Ferber, Charlotte Brontë, Stephan Crane, W. Somerset Maugham, Lord Dunsany, Saki and Honoré de Balzac. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B Audiobook, or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox recording of A Changed Man And Other Tales by Thomas Hardy. Read in English by David Wales Eleven short stories. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook 01-08 (128MB) M4B Audiobook 09-16 (136MB)
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by Charles Austin Beard and Mary Ritter Beard
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LibriVox recording of History of the United States, vol.VII, by Charles A. Beard and Mary Ritter Beard. Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his...
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by Charles A. Beard and Mary Ritter Beard
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LibriVox recording of History of the United States, vol.VI, by Charles A. Beard and Mary Ritter Beard. Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his...
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by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
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LibriVox recording of History of the United States Part V, Sectional Conflict and Reconstruction, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard, read by LibriVox volunteers. Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first...
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by Beard, Charles A., and Beard, Mary R.
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LibriVox recording of History of the United States Part IV, The West and Jacksonian Democracy, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard, read by LibriVox volunteers. Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first...
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by Charles Austin Beard and Mary Ritter Beard
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LibriVox recording of History of the United States, Vol. II, Charles Austin Beard and Mary Ritter Beard. Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his...
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by Charles F. Horne; Rossiter Johnson; John Rudd
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LibriVox recording of The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 1 by Charles F. Horne; Rossiter Johnson; John Rudd. Read in English by realisticspeakers; Colleen McMahon; Linda Johnson; deongines; Blake Butler; Ciufi Galeazzi; Larry Wilson; Kristine Bekere; DavidReader; Dave Gillespie A comprehensive and readable account of the world's history, emphasizing the more important events, and presenting these as complete narratives in the master-words of the most eminent historians. This is...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol 078 by Various. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson; Dale Grothmann; Josh Kibbey; M Cunniam; Michael; Lynne T; Foon; Wayne Cooke; Chris Pyle; Colleen McMahon A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. The ever-popular detective stories of Arthur Conan Doyle, including the demise of Sherlock Holmes, the quirky Ambrose Bierce and Bill Nye and the wistful Soul of the Violin will keep you entertained and...
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by Alexander Jessup (editor)
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LibriVox recording of The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Alexander Jessup (editor). Read by David Wales. Eighteen short stories by famous and little known authors compassing the period 1839 - 1914. The editor's very extensive introduction is omitted from this Librivox audio book. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Dawn Larsen A reward of five thousand dollars is offered, by Phil Ocumpaugh, to whoever will give such information as will lead to the recovery, alive or dead, of his six-year-old daughter, Gwendolen, missing since the afternoon of August the 16th, from her home in New York.(quote from the book) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Caroline Lockhart
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LibriVox recording of The Fighting Shepherdess, by Caroline Lockhart A classic style western written by one of the first female western writers. Caroline Lockhart was a rancher, writer and possibly the first woman to go over Glacier National Parks Swiftcurrent Pass. (Summary by Dawn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
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by Walter Alden Dyer
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LibriVox recording of The Dogs Of Boytown by Walter Alden Dyer. Read in English by David Wales This collection of stories about dogs and the people they own was published in 1918. The story proceeds leisurely with much information about different breeds of dogs. The author obviously likes both boys and dogs. ( David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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by Arnold Bennett
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Librivox recording of The Card by Arnold Bennett. Read by Andy Minter. The ‘Card’ in question is Edward Henry Machin - His mother called him ‘Denry’. This light-hearted story is of his rise from humble beginnings as the son of a washerwoman and sempstress in the last quarter of the nineteenth century, in the pottery towns (which Arnold Bennett christened ‘The Five Towns’) of the English Midlands; how, by his own wits, enterprise and ‘nerve’ he rose to wealth, married bliss and...
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by Arnold Bennett
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LibriVox recording of The Regent by Arnold Bennett. Read by Andy Minter. 'The Regent' is, if not a sequel to 'The Card', then a 'Further Adventures of' the eponymous hero of that novel. Denry Machin is now forty-three and begins to feel that he is getting old, that making money and a happy home life are not enough and that he has lost his touch as the entrepreneur and entertainer of the 'Five Towns'. In fact, as he says to himself 'What I want is change - and a lot of it too!'. A chance meeting...
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by Florence Morse Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of Neighbors by Florence Morse Kingsley. Read in English by annie70 The final story featuring the inhabitants of the growing township of Innisfield: Mrs Philura Pettibone’s story reaches its long-awaited conclusion and Miss Malvina’s life is changed forever by the arrival of various ”fur’ners”. Published in 1917, with America’s entry into the war in Europe imminent, the story dwells on friendships, the melting- pot of nationalities that make up the USA, and the...
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by Florence Morse Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of The Heart of Philura by Florence Morse Kingsley. Read in English by annie70 Once again Mrs Kingsley does not shy away from the highs and lows of life in the quickly changing world of the 1900s…the ageing women working to support themselves or their families, in jobs that will soon disappear...the washerwoman, butter-woman and the little dressmaker….the contrast between the socialite of Boston and the drudge in the kitchen….the old farmers and the independent,...
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by Florence Morse Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of Miss Philura's Wedding Gown by Florence Morse Kingsley. Read in English by annie70. Follow-up to "The Transfiguration of Miss Philura"....will the conviction of mild-mannered Miss Philura that "Ask and you have already received" be proved right or will her hopes be dashed, and the disapproving judgement of her fellow parishioners and neighbours be vindicated instead? Witty and gently critical observations on life in a small American township,...
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by Florence Morse Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of The Transfiguration of Miss Philura by Florence Morse Kingsley. Read in English by annie70 What would happen if someone really believed that "Ask and you shall receive"? Amusing observations on the impact on the life of mild-mannered spinster Miss Philura and her acquaintances in their small American township after she attends a rousing lecture. -- anneflebari For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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LibriVox recording of A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Higher and Middle Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity by William Wilberforce. Read in English by Lillis Joy William Wilberforce was an English politician best known for his leadership in the movement to stop the slave trade. He began his political career in 1780, eventually becoming an independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Yorkshire (1784–1812). In 1785, he...
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by Joseph C. Lincoln
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LibriVox recording of Cape Cod Stories, by Joseph C. Lincoln. Read by David Wales. This book (eleven short stories) was also published under the title of “The Old Home House”. Joseph Crosby Lincoln (1870 – 1944) was an American author of novels, poems, and short stories, many set in a fictionalized Cape Cod. Lincoln's work frequently appeared in popular magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post and The Delineator.... Lincoln claimed that he was satisfied "spinning yarns" that...
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by Willa Sibert Cather
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LibriVox recording of A Collection Of Stories, Reviews And Essays by Willa Sibert Cather. Read in English by David Wales Stories and essays by Willa Cather - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook 01-13 (147MB) M4B Audiobook 14-29...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of That Mother-in-Law of Mine by Anonymous. Read by Carolin Kaiser. Here we were, only a month married, and spending our honeymoon at a most charming summer resort, where there was no excuse for getting out of patience. Everything was beautiful and attractive: Little hotel, strange to say, quite delightful; no fault to find with surroundings and accommodations; my darling Bessie, as sweet as an angel and determined to be happy and to make me happy; everything, in short,...
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by Owen Wister
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LibriVox recording of Members of the Family, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales. Members of the Family is a collection of eight short stories about people in the Wyoming Territory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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by Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of The Bishop's Secret by Fergus Hume. Read in English by David Wales Bishop Pendle is the Church of England bishop in a small fictitious English cathedral town. Several years into his work, he receives a visit from a disreputable-looking visitor. The bishop is much upset. What transpired between them that has so upset the good churchman? And then there is the murder. Fergus Hume was one of the most prolific and most popular of 19th century novelists. "Mr. Hume won a...
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by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner
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LibriVox recording of The Case of the Golden Bullet by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner. Read by Dawn Larsen Joseph Muller, quiet mannered detective, tries to solve the mystery of a man who died in his study, by a bullet hole in the chest. But all windows and doors were locked, from the inside. (summary by Dawn Larsen) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page...
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by Augusta Groner
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A man is found shot dead and the man to whom all evidence points insists he is innocent. (Summary by David Wales) Narrated by David Wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (46MB)
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by Zane Grey
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LibriVox recording of Riders of the Purple Sage, by Zane Grey. Read by Laurie Anne Walden. The year is 1871, and wealthy ranch owner Jane Withersteen is in trouble. She has incurred the displeasure of her Mormon church leaders by refusing to marry a church elder and by befriending Gentiles (non-Mormons). In rides Lassiter, the quintessential Western hero: mysterious, purposeful, a deadly gunslinger, but with an unexpected streak of gentleness. While Lassiter is assisting Jane at the ranch, her...
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by Owen Wister
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LibriVox recording of The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales. This is the fifth published book of Owen Wister, author of the archetypical Western novel, The Virginian. Published in 1900, it comprises eight Western short stories. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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by Owen Wister
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LibriVox recording of Lin McLean, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales Lin McLean is an unaffected, attractive young cowboy in the Wyoming territory before statehood. This book is various stories in his life. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
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by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner
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LibriVox recording of The Case of the Pool of Blood in the Pastor's Study by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner. Read by Dawn Larsen Joseph Muller, police detective, travels to a remote Hungarian village to discover the truth behind the murder of a beloved village Pastor. (Introduction by Dawn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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Librivox recording of That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Dawn Larsen The dead body of a woman was found under a large cabinet. But she had been dead four hours before the cabinet fell upon her. The owners of the house had been on vacation and the place empty. Who was she and why was she in the empty house all alone? Summary by Dawn L. For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Augusta Groner
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Librivox recording of The Case of the Pocket Diary Found in the Snow by Augusta Groner, translated by Grace Isabel Colbron. Read by Dawn Larsen. The account of some adventures in the professional experience of a member of the Imperial Austrian Police. (from the text) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (49MB)
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by Samuel Logan Brengle
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LibriVox  reading of Heart Talks on Holiness by Samuel Logan Brengle. Read in English by David Lawrence; Larry Wilson; Scott Sparkuhl; Rebekah Glanvill; Devorah Allen; pattymarie; Kirk Hendrick; Mark Ernest; Cecilia Lui; Beth Thomas; Philip Naudus and craftydrbunny. Samuel Logan Brengle was a commissioner in the Salvation Army. His books are known for the practicality, joyfulness and authenticity. His life was spent working with people on the streets, so his insights into the work of the Holy...
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by Edith Wharton
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LibriVox recording of Bunner Sisters, by Edith Wharton. Read by Margaret Espaillat. “Bunner Sisters,” like “The Age of Innocence” is set in 1870s New York, however the lives of Ann Eliza and Evelina Bunner reflect impoverished New York. The sisters run a "very small shop, in a shabby basement, in a sidestreet already doomed to decline." Shabby as it is, the sisters are happy in their small orderly community of supportive women. The story tells of the destruction of this life,...
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by Claudia Quigley Murphy
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LibriVox recording of The History of the Art of Tablesetting by Claudia Quigley Murphy. Read in English by Foon; BettyB The art of table setting is one of the lost arts in the modern household. Do we just not bother anymore or did we collectively forget how to do it? Maybe this little book will get some of us to start observing etiquette properly again. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Max Brand
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LibriVox recording of The Long, Long Trail by Max Brand. Read in English by David Wales A willful flirtatious girl; a morose family; a dark, mysterious, and (to some) alluring man; lots of horses, guns, honor, love, courage, and treachery in this 1921 pulp western. Max Brand was known for going well beyond the formulaic western. The Long Long Trail is an excellent example of his craft.- Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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LibriVox recording of Life and Adventures of Jack Engle: An AutoBiography by Walt Whitman. Read in English by Margaret Espaillat This story ran as a serial in 1852 in the New York Sunday Dispatch, and for more than 160 years was buried in obscurity, unknown to the world as novel written by Walt Whitman. Zachary Turpin, a graduate student specializing in Whitman's works, had seen in his notes a sketch of a novel including the characters Covert, Wigglesworth, Smytthe and Jack Engle, but no work...
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by Christopher Morley
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Librivox recording of Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley. Read by Dawn Larsen. Parnassus on Wheels is about a fictional traveling book-selling business. The original owner of the business, Roger Mifflin, sells it to 39-year-old Helen McGill, who is tired of taking care of her ailing older brother, Andrew. (summary from wikipedia) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . M4B audio book (106mb)
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LibriVox recording of Life's Little Ironies; A Set Of Tales With Some Colloquial Sketches Entitled A Few Crusted Characters by Thomas Hardy. Read in English by David Wales Eighteen short stories by a master story teller. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by G. K. Chesterton
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Librivox recording of The Innocence of Father Brown , by G. K. Chesteron. Read by Brian Roberg . The Innocence of Father Brown (1911) is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G. K. Chesterton starring an unimposing but surprisingly capable Roman Catholic priest. Father Brown's ability to uncover the truth behind the mystery continually surpasses that of the "experts" around him, who are fooled into underestimation by the priest's unimpressive outward appearance and,...
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by G. K. Chesterton
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Librivox recording of The Wisdom of Father Brown, by G. K. Chesterton Read by Martin Clifton This is the second of five books of short stories about G. K. Chestertons fictional detective, first published in 1914. Father Brown is a short, nondescript Catholic Priest with shapeless clothes and a large umbrella who has an uncanny insight into human evil. His methods, unlike those of his near contemporary Sherlock Holmes, although based on observation of details often unnoticed by others, tended to...
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by Edward H. Hurlbut
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LibriVox recording of Lanagan Amateur Detective by Edward H. Hurlbut. Read in English by David Wales This is a 1913 collection of ten short detective stories by a not well known writer. Jack Lanagan is a police reporter for a daily newspaper in San Francisco, who has the confidence of the chief of police and access to all sorts of levels of city life. - Summary by David Wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Rose Gollup Cohen
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LibriVox recording of Out of the Shadow by Rose Gollup Cohen. Read in English by Celine Major In this interesting autobiography we get a very candid look into the life of Rose Cohen, a Russian Jewish girl who immigrates from Russia to the Lower East Side of New York city with her family. From the deplorable conditions in the garment sweatshops, life in the tenements, the setbacks due to poor health and the slow weakening of the family's faith she provides us with a vivid insight into the hopes...
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by Myrtle Reed
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LibriVox recording of Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed. Read in English by Celine Major "Why don't you sell the vineyard?" she asked, though her heart sank at the mere suggestion. "Sell it? Why didn't the Ancient Mariner sell his albatross and take a nice little trip around the world on the proceeds? Mother would die of a broken heart if I mentioned it to her. The Marsh family have been the slaves of that vineyard since the first mistaken ancestor went into the grape...
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by Max Brand
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LibriVox recording of Sheriff Larrabee's Prisoner by Max Brand. Read in English by David Wales The stranger rode up in the pouring rain to the lonely ranch house. Before dawn he was riding quickly away. Who had killed old Mr. Benton? The stranger, or Gus, or Mrs. Zellar? And why was Jack Montagne’s behavior so gentlemanly? Read this 1921 pulp western to find out. Martin Dexter was one of many pseudonyms used by Frederick Schiller Faust (1892 – 1944), an American author known primarily for...
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by Arnold Bennett
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LibriVox recording of The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories , by Arnold Bennett. Read by Andy Minter. Twenty-two short stories by Arnold Bennett, mainly set in the 'Five Towns', Bennett's name for the pottery manufacturing towns of the English midlands (Summary by Andy Minter) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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by Thomas Paine
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LibriVox recording of Common Sense, by Thomas Paine. Read by Gary Gilberd. Common Sense , Paine's pro-independence monograph published anonymously on 10 January 1776, spread quickly among literate colonists. Within three months, 120,000 copies are alleged to have been distributed throughout the colonies, which themselves totaled only four million free inhabitants, making it the best-selling work in 18th-century America. Its total sales in both America and Europe reached 500,000 copies. It...
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by Theron Q. Dumont
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LibriVox recording of The Power of Concentration, by Theron Q. Dumont. Read by Andrea Fiore. A series of twenty lessons designed to help develop and improve the power of concentration. (Summary by Andrea Fiore) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (116MB)
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by James Allen
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LibriVox recording of Above Life's Turmoil , by James Allen. The turmoil of the world we cannot avoid, but the disturbances of mind we can overcome. The duties and difficulties of life claim our attention, but we can rise above all anxiety concerning them. Surrounded by noise, we can yet have a quiet mind; involved in responsibilities, the heart can be at rest; in the midst of strife, we can know the abiding peace. The twenty pieces which comprise this book, unrelated as some of them are in the...
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